Washington Square Park is a people-watcher’s paradise. Musicians, sunbathers, skateboarders, dog owners, pickup chess warriors and NYU students all hang out around the historic fountain in the shadow of the arch, often used as a location in films and televisions shows. The surrounding neighborhood echoes with beat-poet and music history—this is the neighborhood where Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez began their careers. In keeping with the young population, a night out here might mean a set at a comedy club, seeing a performance at a bar or theater, and having a quick bite at one of the many local restaurants.
Vegetarian food, live comedy, vinyl shopping and one of the City's liveliest parks await in Greenwich Village.
Enjoy a walk through one of New York’s most beautiful neighborhoods as we explore the unique and legendary mecca to artists, writers and radicals. Greenwich Village has always marched to beat of its own drum and is one of the most interesting areas in Manhattan. Whether you love history, music, pop culture, or food there is something for everyone to learn about and enjoy. The Village has gone through many incarnations over the years, from calm farm community, vibrant bohemian mecca, a proving ground for the workers rights, suffragette, beatnik, hippie , civil and gay rights movements, to premier college neighborhood. All the great movements of the 20th century can be found in the surrounding blocks. Come see where New York found its soul.
Dig up Manhattan's spine-chilling past on this 2-hour walking tour of Greenwich Village, known as one of the city's most haunted neighborhoods. Together with a guide, you'll head to some of the village's spookiest spots, including Washington Square Park and NYU's Brown Building, and hear tales of lost children, celebrity ghosts, and park-dwelling phantoms.
Experience the bohemian culture of Greenwich Village, one of New York City’s most beautiful and famous neighborhoods, on this 2-hour, small-group walking tour. Visit the spots artists, writers, and radicals called home. Along the way, learn how 'the Village' became a birthplace of the '60s counterculture movement in New York City. Walk the winding streets and visit popular Washington Square Park, reliving more than 200 years of history.
This walking tour of MacDougal Street explores Greenwich Village's most famous and hip street with its extensive and colorful musical history. Learn about jazz in the Village, America's left bank, and 1950's folk music.
A little music, a little history and a lot of fun. This is a fun-filled interactive walking tour of Greenwich Village's Italian neighborhood with an emphasis on MacDougal Street. See St. Anthony's Church, Raffetto's Pasta Store and then stroll Washington Square Park. Stroll past MacDougal Street's Caffee Reggio, Cafe Wha! and former beatnik site, Cafe San Remo. This 2-hour tour is led by a local, licensed NYC tour guide with Italian family roots in the neighborhood. Your guide gives you an insider's perspective into local history with music, serenades and vintage photos. Enjoy tastings from Ben's Pizzeria and Mamoun's Falafel Restaurant. Top off your tour with a tasty meatball sample followed by a delicious tiramisu at a local eatery.
Take this customized private tour of New York City and embark on a truly unique experience. Travel by foot and subway like a real New Yorker, with just you, your group and a private, knowledgeable guide. See New York’s top sightseeing attractions and neighborhoods, all with a licensed NYC tour guide who is passionate about our great city.
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Delve into the history and culture of one of New York City’s most legendary neighborhoods — Greenwich Village — on a guided, 3-hour, culinary walking tour. Discover the food that has defined 'the Village' for generations. Wander the streets with a local foodie and small tour group, stopping at some of its finest food spots, from sit-down restaurants to delicious 'holes in the wall.' Along the way, see what sets this small community apart from the rest of the Big Apple as the place to eat Italian food.
This neighborhood favorite offers everything active imbibers look for in a sports bar: billiards, Big Buck Hunter, Golden Tee, a slew of beers on tap and, come baseball season, a crowd of extremely rowdy Red Sox fans rooting for their favorite team.
The Accidental Pervert is a one-man show chronicling a young boy's journey into manhood where a mysterious set of videos are his guides but the realities of sex and love aren't on the itinerary. Performances are each Friday and Saturday at 7pm.